Tag Archives: Tripoli

Rebels Begin Attack in Libyan Capital

Fighting escalated in the streets of Tripoli on Saturday night as anti-Gaddafi rebels began a push to finally free Libya from the oppressive grasp of Muammar Gaddafi. Residents Join Rebels Against Libyan Regime Witnesses and rebels reported hearing explosions and gunfire beginning shortly after sunset on Saturday evening. Protests mingled with fighting were seen in… Continue Reading

NATO Strikes Tripoli in Support of Rebel Attacks

Muammar Gaddafi Libya is once again under attack from NATO air forces as Tripoli was bombarded with air strikes on Sunday. As Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi called the latest attacks on his regime “a colonial plot,” bombs fell on military targets throughout the country’s capital. “In Tripoli there were two command and control nodes,… Continue Reading

Italy Calls For End to Libyan War

Italy Appeals to NATO to End Fighting The Italian government called on world leaders and NATO to do what it must to end the bloodshed in Libya. Meanwhile NATO defended the value of its air strikes despite the tragic misfiring of bomb which killed civilians when it misfired. Franco Frattini, the Foreign Minister to Italy,… Continue Reading

Libya Claims NATO Airstrike Hits Residential Neighborhood

Reports from Libya claim that a NATO conducted airstrike hit a residential area in Tripoli early on Sunday, killing at least four civilians, including two children. NATO Denies Targets Civilians NATO has repeatedly denied targeting non-military areas for their airstrikes, and at the moment the charges that NATO did hit a non-military target have not… Continue Reading

Gaddafi’s Son Killed in NATO Air Strike in Tripoli

Three missiles hit a private residence in the Libyan capital of Tripoli late on Saturday, killing the youngest son of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and three pre-teen grandchildren. Libyan Officials Take Journalists to Site Libyan government officials brought journalist to see the site of the air strike where they observed the roof completely caved in in… Continue Reading

Libyan Ceasefire?

Clinton in the Clouds? According to Hilary Clinton, US Secretary of State, America “wants a ceasefire in Libya with the forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi pulling back from the areas where they forcibly entered.” There is a yearning on the part of the United States to witness the “Libyan regime forces pull back from the… Continue Reading

Has Gaddafi Gone Mad?

The Answer to the title of the post is that Muammar Gaddafi has been certifiable for some time. As he was quoted as saying that his people love him, its as if Gaddafi lives in an alternate reality, yet there maybe some truth to his words.  If by “his people” he means his clan, Gaddafi… Continue Reading

Benghazi Death Toll Soars as Protesters Lose Their Fear

Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader for more than 40 years, was never well-liked in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, where very little of the county’s oil wealth has been felt. But fear of Gaddafi has always kept the population there docile, that is, until the general unrest which has been spreading throughout the Arab… Continue Reading